They often give cancer patients steroids to reduce the swelling of the healthy organs. Steroid psychosis can set in. The famous " 'Roid Rage" can ensue. Ask the doctor about steroids and if they can be reduced. My late husband never got violent but the steroid overdoses made him so restless it caused physical problems for us both. People who had suffered it said it was like having 20 million fire ants crawling under their skin so they couldn't hold still no matter how tired or even paralyzed they were.
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Cancer Council NSW would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we live and work.We would also like to pay respect to elders past and present and extend that respect to all other Aboriginal people.